On Tuesday, the United Nations published its 202Image Source: The National Bulletin0 Cybersecurity Index report and ranked India 10th in the world. Ironically, the year 2020 marked the largest number of data breaches in India! Read on to understand the predicament.
According to the United Nations International Telecommunication Union (ITU), cybersecurity is the collection of tools, policies, security concepts, security safeguards, guidelines, risk management approaches, actions, training, best practices, assurance and technologies that can be used to protect the cyber environment, organization and user’s assets. The general security objectives comprise the following:
Most of us have heard of the elite group called FAANG, but now in that elite group is an odd one out. Interestingly, there’s another elite group FAAMG brewing up with behemoths who are members of the 4 Comma Club i.e. have hit the Trillion Dollar market capitalization (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Google).
Helicopter money means money “dropped from the sky”, or freshly created cash used to fund government projects or put directly into the hands of citizens when an economy enters into a recession (technically defined as the occurrence of negative GDP growth for two consecutive quarters). It is an unconventional monetary policy used to nudge the citizens to increase spending.
Popularized by American economist Milton Friedman in 1969, the premise of this concept is that when a central bank wants to raise output in an economy that is running substantially below potential (like the situation since last year), an effective tool…
Fr. Stan Swamy, 84, passed away at 1:24 PM on July 5, 2021.
Swamy had been in jail for nine months regarding the Bhima Koregaon case and the High Court was hearing his bail plea. Advocate Mihir Desai, who was representing Swamy, demanded a judicial inquiry into his death.
He was admitted to the Holy Family Hospital in Mumbai on May 28 due to COVID-19 complications. He also suffered from Parkinson’s disease. He was put on ventilator support after suffering from a cardiac arrest this morning but never regained consciousness.
Stan Lorduswamy was a Roman Catholic priest from Tiruchirapalli, Tamil…
“Most… batters don’t seem to like their bats. They either like another person’s bat… Bats are like a neighbour’s wife, they always feel better”- Dinesh Karthik while commentating In 2nd ODI between England and Sri Lanka.
“Inhone lockdown me to bas Anushka ki gendon ki practice ki hain”- Sunil Gavaskar while commenting on Virat Kohli’s performance in an IPL match.
These are just two examples of several remarks we often see in sports commentary which can be construed as sexist.
“There is a lot of banter in sports” is the first response you will hear from a lot of people…
The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed states and Union Territories to implement the One Nation, One Ration Card (ONORC) scheme till July 31 and asked them to run community kitchens to feed migrants till the end of the pandemic.
The ONORC scheme is aimed at enabling all beneficiaries, especially migrant workers and their family members to buy subsidised ration from any fair price shop anywhere in the country under the National Food Security Act, 2013.
For instance, a migrant worker from, say, Basti district of Uttar Pradesh will be able to claim Public Distribution System (PDS) benefits in their place…
Bill Cosby was released from prison today after sexual assault charges against him were overturned by Pennsylvania’s highest court.
During the revolutionary #metoo movement, 60 women came out accusing Cosby of rape. In April 2018, he was sentenced to 3–10 years of imprisonment on three counts of aggravated indecent assault, where the 2005 admission served as pivotal evidence.
Athletes, for years now, have used international sports platforms to highlight important issues like racism and inequality. Every time this happens the world gets divided. Is using a platform where you represent your country the right place to talk about the issues in your country?
This question came up again last week when Athlete Gwen Berry decided to turn away from her national anthem.
On June 26, in the US Olympic trials in Eugene, Gwen Berry, a hammer thrower, won the third position, earning herself a place in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.
Later, on the podium, she turned her back…
Nykaa, a relatively late entrant into the Indian e-commerce market, has successfully monopolized the Beauty Retail segment. With over 1.5K brands, 130K products and 1.5 Mn monthly orders, this beauty retailer is all set for an IPO, a first by an online beauty marketplace in India.
When you think of Elon Musk, you think of Tesla, SpaceX or his eccentricity! However, for the uninitiated, Starlink is another of Musk’s ventures, which aims to sell internet connections to almost everyone on the planet through a growing network of orbiting satellites.
Technically speaking, Starlink is a satellite internet system but for the average internet user, it is a potential godsend! It is capable of delivering 150Mbps of internet speed to theoretically any place on the planet with a clear view of the sky. Sounds easy, right?